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Reunion Lippstadt - 22nd August 2015.
September 8, 2015

Reunion Lippstadt - 22nd August 2015.

    Flags and people united. For the big reunion the members of the Royal Artillery & Royal Signals also attacked corps & Regts, including civilian workers came together as a ‘family’ that was once stationed or worked in the former Churchill barracks in the Südstr. Even the Lippstadt Mayor Christof Sommer did the honours. "It is a really lovely evening, a lovely Idea, I am delighted“, David Basisto said. He is one of...

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Capt.Young RA meets his local branch of the RAA
September 4, 2015

Capt.Young RA meets his local branch of the RAA

The Shoeburyness & Essex branch of the Royal Artillery Association visited a Gunner Veteran on behalf of the Association.  Mr Ron Clifton and his wife Pam attended on the Branches behalf: ‘My wife and I spent a couple of hours with Capt. Young and his family at his rest home in Basildon. The main reason for the visit was that Andy was too frail at nearly 98 to attend the parades in London and his family wished to mark the day somehow.  His dau...

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Royal Artillery Veteran Meets The Queen at VJ Day
September 4, 2015

Royal Artillery Veteran Meets The Queen at VJ Day

Mr George Reynolds from the Newport Branch of the Royal Artillery Association meets Her Majesty The Queen at St Martin in the Fields.  VJ Day 2016 was commemorated all over the country.  To see more of this story please follow the links below:   http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/13599053.Queen_to_lead_VJ_Day_anniversary_commemorations/?ref=mr&lp=4     http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/15/vj-day-queen-commemorati...

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Royal Artillery Association Grand Draw 2015
August 12, 2015

Royal Artillery Association Grand Draw 2015

I am pleased to announce that the 2015 Royal Artillery Association Grand Draw succeeded in raising the very welcome figure of £1662 for the Royal Artillery Association, and I take this opportunity to thank you all for the efforts in raising funds on our behalf.  As you know our aim in organising the Draw is to reduce to a minimum the call by the Royal Artillery Association on the Royal Artillery Charitable Fund so that every member of the Gunner fam...

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Ride to Remember
August 5, 2015

Ride to Remember

DE&S ‘Ride To Remember’ Op HERRICK   A team of six military personnel and civil servants from Artillery Systems, Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), embarked on a 500km journey from Abbey Wood, Bristol to the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA), via the Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill.  The sponsored cycle was to remember the seventeen Gunner Officers and soldiers that paid the ultimate sacrifice during operations in Afghanistan...

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